Kingsley Ben-Adir to portray Bob Marley in his next
The reggae legend Bob Marley’s biopic was on hold since no one appeared suitable for the role. However, Paramount’s search for the perfect actor has resolved and they have recruited Ben-Adir to play the role. Therefore, the One Night in Miami star is ready to take us through the journey of the Jamaican legend!
An insight into the Legend’s future Biopic
Bob Marley, the singer-songwriter and a music icon lost his life to cancer. The singer was just 36 when he died in 1981. Additionally, the legendary singer was responsible for changing the terrain of the music industry. The singer was known for his out-of-the-box reggae music.
His greatest songs include “Could You Be Loved“, “Jammin”, “No Woman, No Cry”, and “Redemption Song”. Reinaldo Marcus Green is the director of the legend’s biopic. Furthermore, Ziggy Marley, Rita Marley, Roel Teitel will be acting as producers.
A search for the epitome of the legend
Bob Marley’s biopic was in the works since last year. Previously the musicians like Ray Charles, Freddy Mercury, and Elton John’s biopic have set the bars high. Moreover, the makers of the biopic were looking for the main lead for almost over a year before finally settling for Ben Adir. It is indeed important to have the right actor portraying our beloved musician.
Kingsley Ben Adir’s demand in the film industry
Ben-Adir’s performance in his past movies has attracted a lot of filmmakers. Although his role in The OA has been a steal, he is more in demand for biopics. Moreover, Adir’s performance as Barack Obama gained a lot of appreciation. In addition, he gained praise for his role in One Night In Miami and has even been considered for awards. The great actor is also about to star in marvel’s Secret Invasion as a villain. The wait for Bob Marley’s biopic has been worth it!